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SenateBill Number: 1390Primary Sponsor: O'DellType of Legislation: CRSubject: Hester, Randy LamarDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19940504Computer Document Number: BBM/9176JM.94Introduced Date: 19940427Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940504Last History Type: Received from HouseScope of Legislation: LocalAll Sponsors: O'Dell Drummond WaldrepType of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 1390 Senate 19940504 Received from House 1390 House 19940504 Adopted, returned to Senate with concurrence 1390 House 19940504 Committee Report: Favorable 24 1390 House 19940428 Introduced, referred to 24 Committee 1390 Senate 19940427 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
EXPRESSING THE SORROW OF THE MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AT THE DEATH OF STATE TROOPER RANDALL LAMAR (RANDY) HESTER, EXTENDING SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND MANY FRIENDS, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO ERECT AN APPROPRIATE MEMORIAL MARKER AT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT WHICH LED TO STATE TROOPER HESTER'S DEATH, TO BE PAID FOR BY FRIENDS OF STATE TROOPER HESTER, AND TO CONSIDER THE WISHES OF THE FAMILY AS TO THE DESIGN AND PLACEMENT OF THE MARKER.
Whereas, State Trooper Randall Lamar (Randy) Hester has died in the line of duty at the age of twenty-six; and
Whereas, he was born in Westminster, served in the United States Air Force, and was a State Trooper First Class; and
Whereas, he was a member of the South Carolina Troopers Association and was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Belton, where he was an R.A. leader, basketball coach, and a member of the Young Adult Sunday School Class; and
Whereas, he was an outstanding individual and an excellent law enforcement officer who made the supreme sacrifice -- namely, his life for the good of the citizens of this State; and
Whereas, we want his family and many friends to know that they are uppermost in our thoughts and prayers and have our deepest sympathy. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, express sorrow at the death of State Trooper Randall Lamar (Randy) Hester and extend sympathy to his family and many friends.
Be it further resolved that the Department of Highways and Public Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety, is requested to erect an appropriate memorial marker at the scene of the accident which led to State Trooper Hester's death, to be paid for by friends of State Trooper Hester, and is further requested to consider the wishes of State Trooper Hester's family with regard to the design and placement of the memorial marker.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to State Trooper Hester's family, to the Department of Highways and Public Transportation, and the Department of Public Safety.